We have created this statement to demonstrate our firm commitment to your privacy. We do not collect personally identifying information about you online or offline — such as phone numbers and email and physical addresses — unless you choose to provide such information to us. Providing such information is strictly voluntary. We do not sell, share or trade donor names or personal information with any other entity. We do not mail on behalf of other organizations to our donors.

Friends Without A Border has physical and electronic measures in place to protect any personal information that has been provided to the organization. Security measures, such as an SSL secured website, are in place to protect against theft, loss or misuse of personal information. This policy applies to all information received by Friends Without A Border, both online and offline, on any Platform (“Platform”, includes the Friends website and mobile applications), as well as any electronic, written, or oral communications.

  1. Use of Links

    Throughout our online site, we provide links to other servers which may contain information of interest to our readers. We take no responsibility for, and exercise no control over, the organizations, views, or accuracy of the information contained on other servers. Creating a text link from your website to our site does not require permission. If you have a link you’d like us to consider adding to our site, please send an email to fwab@fwab.org with the subject “Link request.”

  2. Use of Text and Images

    If you would like to use our logo, images or publish information that you find on our site, please send your request to fwab@fwab.org. Where text or images are posted on our site with the permission of the original copyright holder, a copyright statement appears at the bottom of the page.

  3. Accessibility

    This website is designed to be accessible to visitors with disabilities, and to comply with federal guidelines concerning accessibility. We welcome your comments. If you have suggestions on how to make the site more accessible, please contact us at fwab@fwab.org.

  4. Reading or Downloading

    We collect and store only the following information about you: the name of the domain from which you access the Internet (for example, aol.com, if you are connecting from an America Online account, or princeton.edu if you are connecting from Princeton University’s domain), the date and time you access our site, and the Internet address of the website from which you linked to our site.

    We use the information we collect to measure the number of visitors to the different sections of our site, and to help us make our site more useful to visitors.

  5. Online Profile Updates and Donations

    The personal information you provide through donation and/or registration forms is used only for payment processing, acknowledgement purposes, and to provide you with more targeted content about our work. We may use your contact information to send further information about our organization or to contact you when necessary. You may always opt-out of receiving future mailings; see the “Opt Out” section below.

  6. Sending us an Email

    You also may decide to send us personally identifying information, for example, in an electronic mail message containing a question or comment, or by filling out a web form that provides us this information. We use personally identifying information from email primarily to respond to your requests. We may forward your email to other employees who are better able to answer you questions. We may also use your email to contact you in the future about our programs that may be of interest. Except as might be required by law, we do not share any information we receive with any outside parties.

  7. Kids and Privacy

    For children who visit our site, special rules apply. We do not request personal information about children, such as first and last name or street address and city. When kids send email to us, their online contact information (email address) is not used to re-contact them and is not maintained in retrievable form. We do not knowingly collect any personal information from children under the age of 13.  If you are under 13, please do not provide us with any personal information.  We encourage parents and legal guardians to monitor their children’s Internet usage and to help enforce our Privacy Policy by instructing their children to never provide personal information without their permission.  If you have reason to believe that a child under the age of 13 has provided personal information to us, please contact us, and we will endeavor to delete that information from our databases.

  8. Opt-Out or Change Your Contact Information

    Our newsletters provide users the opportunity to opt-out of receiving communications from us through a special link at the end of each email. Currently you may choose only to receive all newsletters, event updates and campaign emails or none at all. Even when you opt-out from our newsletter, our staff might contact you directly via email. If you do not wish to receive any communications from us, please call our office or send us an email with your request. You may also update your contact information previously provided to us by phone or email. You cannot remove yourself from our database, but you can prevent unwanted communication.

  9. Questions about our policies

    If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this Web site, you can contact us at: fwab@fwab.org